• Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website LA METRO

Salary Range: $127,941 – $159,910 – $191,880

External/Internal: EXTERNAL

At Will**

This bulletin is posted to establish or add to a Qualified Candidate Pool (QCP)

Basic Function

Directs and oversees the overall programs, operations, and functions under the Investigations Unit of the Office of the Inspector General.

Example Of Duties

·         Manages the investigations program of all Inspector General criminal and administrative investigations, including the Hotline program, and oversees the unit’s budget

·         Plans, directs, prioritizes, and controls all investigation activities related to criminal fraud, white collar crimes, abuse of public trust, employee integrity, and employee or contractor misconduct

·         Performs highly sensitive investigations, while also managing and directing staff or unit assigned to highly sensitive investigations

·         Coordinates with appropriate prosecuting and law enforcement agencies, including United States Attorney General, State Attorney General, District Attorney, or City Attorney as appropriate

·         Identifies and recommends corrective action to resolve problems, abuses, and deficiencies which may exist

·         Represents the Inspector General before the Board of Directors, governmental agencies, and public sector organizations as appropriate

·         Presents investigative findings both orally and in writing for determination of the prospective merits of a case

·         Testifies before grand juries, courts, or administrative hearings on results of completed investigations

·         Assists in the development of departmental goals, objectives, policies, procedures, and budget.

·         Develops strategic plans for the Investigations Team

·         Supervises subordinate staff and outside consultants

·         Communicates and implements safety rules, policies, and procedures in support of the agency’s safety vision and goals; and maintains accountability for the safety performance of all subordinate employees

·         Contributes to ensuring that the Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) policies and programs of Metro are carried out

May be required to perform other related job duties

Requirements For Employment

A combination of education and/or experience that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the essential functions of the position. Additional experience, as outlined below, may be substituted for required education on a two-for-one year basis. A typical combination includes:


·         Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice, Law, Business, Public Administration, or a related field; Master’s Degree in a related field or Juris Doctorate preferred


·         Five years of relevant management-level experience in investigations of fraud, waste, and abuse


·         A valid California Class C Driver License or the ability to utilize an alternative method of transportation when needed to carry out job-related essential functions

Preferred Qualifications

·         Experience managing an investigations team

·         Experience developing strategic plans for an investigations unit

·         Experience conducting employment law investigations

·         Experience writing comprehensive reports (i.e. board reports and investigation reports)

·         Experience implementing strategic planning and organizational change management

·         Licensed Attorney eligible to practice law in California and in good standing, active status


·         Principles and practices of investigations and criminology

·         Applicable local, state, and federal laws, rules, and regulations governing criminal investigations involving Metro employees, officers, vendors, or contractors

·         Criminal rules of evidence, constitutional rights, search and seizure procedures, court procedures to be followed in criminal matters, formal hearings, and administrative actions

·         Specialized investigative techniques

·         Modern management theory

·         Surveillance and security methods and operations

·         Law enforcement and prosecution laws, training, and processes


·         Planning, organizing, and directing the work of a specialized work unit

·         Directing complex and multi-faceted investigations related to criminal fraud, white collar crimes, abuse of public trust, employee integrity and misconduct

·         Determining strategies to accomplish goals

·         Exercising sound judgment and creativity in making decisions

·         Communicating effectively orally and in writing

·         Drafting written communication

·         Clearly and concisely presenting information to the public

·         Analyzing situations, identifying problems, recommending solutions, and evaluating outcomes

·         Interacting professionally with various levels of employees and outside representatives


·         Identify criminal trends, patterns, and methods of operation within Metro facilities

·         Manage large-scale investigations from inception to culmination

·         Collect and assemble facts, bringing the investigation to a logical conclusion, and assisting staff and the appropriate agency to prepare for trial or hearing

·         Understand, interpret, and apply laws, rules, regulations, policies, procedures, contracts, budgets, and labor/management agreements

·         Think and act independently

·         Meet tight timeframes

·         Establish and implement policies and procedures

·         Compile, analyze, and interpret complex data

·         Supervise, train, and motivate subordinate staff

·         Travel to offsite locations within a reasonable timeframe

·         Collaborate effectively with a team

·         Preparing comprehensive reports and correspondence

·         Use alternative methods of transportation to observe and carryout job duties

·         Read, write, speak, and understand English

Selection Procedure

Applicants who best meet job-related qualifications will be invited to participate in the examination process that may consist of any combination of written, performance, or oral appraisal to further evaluate job-related experience, knowledge, skills and abilities.

Application Procedure

To apply, visit Metro’s website at and complete an online Employment Application.

Telephone: (213) 922-6217 or persons with hearing or speech impairments can use California Relay Service 711 to contact Metro.

All completed online Employment Applications must be received by 5:00 p.m. on the closing date. (TW)

*Open to the public and all Metro employees

**This is an At-Will position and employee serves at the pleasure of the hiring authority.

This job bulletin is not to be construed as an exhaustive list of duties, responsibilities, or requirements. Employees may be required to perform other related job duties.

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